StatisticSouth BronxNew YorkNew York
Population density (sq mi)59,23228,173413
Median age31.435.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Bronx is 110% higher than New York
  • The median age in South Bronx is 13% lower than New York
  • In South Bronx 9.76% of the population is White
  • In South Bronx 37.42% of the population is Black
  • In South Bronx 1.38% of the population is Asian

Compare New York, NY Demographics


      South Bronx population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth BronxNew YorkNew York
      American Indian0.67%0.39%0.38%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.05%0.04%
      Mixed race2.99%3.28%2.93%
      Other race47.74%15.09%8.62%
      In South Bronx, 29.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South Bronx age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The South Bronx, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).